Provides a reference for all those with management responsibilities for health and safety, wherever in the world they may be working. It focuses on international standards and management systems to provide a broad understanding of health and safety principles and practices that are relevant globally. The general nature of this guide makes it applicable to a range of work activities and industries, providing an introduction to health and safety in the workplace. The practical approach provides a perspective of the significance of health and safety risk in the workplace and an understanding of the control measures that can be applied to manage risk.
Topics covered include: International standards for health and safety; Implementation of health and safety management systems; Identification of workplace hazards; and Methods of risk control.